Africa Forum (DIS 01)

Venue: U3AC, Room 1, Fridays 3.10 pm to 4.25pm.

Final Session, 22nd March 2019, meet at 3pm at U3AC to discuss next year’s programme, then move to Cafe Rouge at 3.30pm

Length of course: 2 terms

Number of places: 35

Start date: 12 October 2018

A discussion group for those interested in African affairs including culture, history, economics, politics and current affairs. Each week a member of the group or an outside speaker addresses a topic. The group clearly depends on having a core membership with an active and knowledgeable interest in Africa. They would welcome members who could learn or share about the continent and developments. The course has a website where the past five years of presentations can be seen:

Format: Lecture. I spent 37 years working as an environmental planner in developing countries, some 25 of which were in Africa

The Autumn 2018 programme can be seen here and the Spring term 2019 programme here.

Co-ordinator: Alan Bird Tel: 01223 352541 Email:

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